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[img_assist|nid=4754|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]This week, the Electronic Privacy Information Center filed a 38-page complaint against Facebook with the Federal Trade Commission, demanding it cancel new features introduced in mid-April that compel users to share more information than before. Read the full article. [Computerworld]

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[img_assist|nid=4728|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]Dennis Fisher talks with analyst Rich Mogull of Securosis about his new report on database encryption, the value and danger of storing credit-card data and why more companies don’t get rid of sensitive data more quickly.

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Categories: Vulnerabilities

[img_assist|nid=4792|title=|desc=|link=none|align=center|width=475|height=154]For years, security experts, analysts and even users have been lamenting the state of desktop security. Viruses, spam, Trojans and rootkits have added up to create an ugly picture. But, the good news is that the desktop security battle may be over.

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Categories: Malware, Vulnerabilities

[img_assist|nid=4723|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]Microsoft plans to ship two bulletins next Tuesday to fix multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities in Windows, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications.Both bulletins are rated “critical,” Microsoft’s highest severity rating. The company describes a critical flaw as one whose exploitation could allow the propagation of an Internet worm without user action.

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